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Location: Williston

Training Type: In Person

Total Hours: 6.5

Cost: Free

Scholarship: No

Contact Information:

Gina Plasse
(802) 343-8806

Preventing and Reducing Anxiety from the Bottom Up: Using an Early Mutli-Tiered System of Support Model-Approach ro Reducing Anxiety in the Classroom Deb Norris

Special Topics: Basic Specialized Care ,
Sponsor: Howard Center Early Childhood Program
Instructor: Gina Plasse

1) Learning Objectives 1. Participants will identify the difference between common fears in young children and anxiety. 2. Participants will describe signs of anxiety in young children. 3. Participants will identify teaching practices that they can use to reduce feelings of fear and worry for children in their classroom. 2) Content/Topics: Preventing and Reducing Anxiety From the Bottom Up: Using an Early Multi-Tiered System of Support Model-Approach to Reducing Anxiety in the Classroom In this training, participants will learn about how anxiety can develop in Early Childhood and how they can support young children in coping with age-appropriate fears or worries. Participants will also develop a plan for how they can adjust their teaching practices and environment to increase a sense of safety and predictability for all children in their classroom. Core Knowledge Areas: Child Development, B.4 Level II, Identifies possible behaviors of children who have experienced stress from trauma, abuse, neglect, loss and other factors and the cause of those behaviors. How We Teach, B. 4. Level II, Plans part of the physical environment to promote positive behavior and encourage supportive relationships. How We Teach, B.5. Level I, Identifies how the environment can match a child’s needs and so promote positive learning outcomes. 3) Audience: This training is for infant, toddler and preschool child care providers/early educators.

Core Knowledge Area
  • Child Development & Learning
  • Developmentally Appropriate & Inclusive Practices
  • Infant/Toddler
  • Preschool/PreK
Session Dates
Session Times
February 24, 2020
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
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